Hague Court Convicts Former Militia Leader of Atrocities
[UN News]The International Criminal Court (ICC) today convicted former Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga of war crimes committed during a deadly 2003 attack on a village in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Hague Court Convicts Militia Leader
[Deutsche Welle]The International Criminal Court has found a Congolese ex-militia boss complicit in war crimes in an attack on a village in the DRC. He was acquitted, however, of charges he used child solders in the incident.
DRC/ICC - Katanga Found Guilty of War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity
[AI London]The International Criminal Court has convicted Germain Katanga, a rebel leader from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for his part in a vicious attack on a village in eastern Congo where civilians were massacred.
Katanga Found Guilty of War Crimes
[ICC]Situation: Democratic Republic of the CongoCase: The Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga
Ex-Car Soldiers, Rebels Wreak Havoc DRC
[Cameroon Tribune]The conflict in the Central African Republic, CAR, continues to have its spillover effects in neighbouring countries. The United Nations peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC yesterday, March 6, 2014 warned of the havoc being created in the northern part of the country by fleeing former CAR soldiers and defunct SÃ©lÃ©ka militia men.
All You Need to Know About the Historic Case Against Germain Katanga
[AI London]Tomorrow, the International Criminal Court will hand down its verdict in the case against Germain Katanga, former leader of the Patriotic Resistance Force, an armed opposition group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Congolese Rebel Leader Awaits ICC Verdict
[Deutsche Welle]Germain Katanga faces seven counts of war crimes and three of crimes against humanity, including murder and rape. He is alleged to have led a militia group that committed a massacre in which about 200 civilians died.
DRC's Tity Exhibit Opens at FNCC
[New Era]Windhoek -As part of the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre (FNCC)'s celebration of Francophonie ,Tity Tshilumba, a young artist from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be exhibiting his artwork at the FNCC from Monday.
ICC to Deliver Verdict in DR Congo War Crimes Case
[VOA]The International Criminal Court is expected to deliver a verdict Friday in the case of former Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga, who is accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
War Crimes Trials Become Pandora's Box
[African Arguments]This Friday, Germain Katanga has the ambiguous honour of receiving the third ever judgement from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
World Bank Statement On the Inga-3 Hydropower Development Project Appraisal Document
[World Bank]"In keeping with our World Bank Group commitment to supporting the Inga-3 hydropower development, we have today submitted to our Executive Board a proposed grant of US$73 million to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the 'Inga 3 Basse Chute (BC) and Mid-Size Hydropower Development Technical Assistance' project for their approval. Investing in transformative projects that expand people's access to electricity is central to achieving the World Bank Group's twin goals of helping to end extreme poverty a
Eight Things You Need to Know About Katanga Case
[RNW Africa]This Friday, the International Criminal Court is due to deliver a verdict in its case against Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga. What else do you need to know?
Kabila Buys Time
[ISS]It was a surreal situation at last week's Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) summit in Kinshasa, where several of the continent's most controversial presidents gave Oscar-worthy performances as conscientious heads of state tirelessly dedicated to the development of their countries.
UN Helicopters Attack Rebel Base
[UN News]After the intensification of United Nations support to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in joint operations against an armed group known as the Allied Democratic Forces, the world body's envoy to the vast African nation today called on the rebels to lay down their weapons.
Fifa Day - Guinea Beat Iran 2-1, Libya 0 Congo 0
[Africa Top Sports]Victorious return for Michel Dussuyer. The French technician restored at the helm of Guinea last month won his first match of the year with a 2-1 win in a friendly on Wednesday against Iran. This victory was drawn in the first half with two goals before the break registered by Kevin Constant and Ibrahima Traore.
Luvo Border Check-Point Gets Electronic Surveillance Equipment
[ANGOP]Mbanza Congo -An electronic survaillance equipment (Scanner) will be installed this year in the Customs Post of Luvo in Mbanza Congo city, northern Zaire province, so as to control the entrance and exit of goods from this border check-point between Angola and DR Congo (DRC).
WFP Delivers Vital Food to Conflict-Affected People in Eastern DRC's Remote Beni Region
[WFP]Goma -The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun food distributions to 74,000 people affected by armed conflict in the Beni region of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Inhabitants have been returning to this remote area of North Kivu near the Ugandan border following attacks and occupation by rebels in the latter half of last year.
Democratic Republic of the Congo At Crucial Crossroad, Envoy Says
[State Department]Washington -Speaking before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations February 26, Russell Feingold, the U.S. special envoy for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Great Lakes region, said the region stands at a crossroads between peace and ongoing conflict.
Special Envoy Feingold's Travel to Europe, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
[State Department]Media Note
DDR in Eastern DRC - Try, Try Again
[IRIN]Kampala/Nairobi -There are 54 armed groups at large in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the government, which plans to spend the next five years getting shot of them.